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    Comparing multi-component chronic-disease programs to disease-specific programs

    The provincial Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Strategy from 2008-12 (and then renewed until 2016) began with a focus on diabetes.(1) The strategy had a stated intention to expand beyond diabetes to a broader chronic-disease management approach. However, to determine whether it would be benefic...

    Silent killer, economic opportunity: rethinking non-communicable disease

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major global challenge, one that causes most of the deaths and disability among humans. These diseases are not transmissible from one person to another. They include cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes and mental health disorders, b...